A 21-year-old man has been charged following a collision early New Year’s Day that claimed the life of a 29-year-old man on Grand Manan.

West District RCMP were called to Highway 776 near Seal Cove around 3:20 a.m. Monday, where a pickup truck had collided with an ATV. Police say the operator of the ATV, a 29-year-old man from Grand Manan, died at the scene.

Twenty-one-year old Daniel Richard Greene of Grand Manan was arrested and charged with one count of operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level over 80 mg causing death. Greene was remanded in custody pending a court appearance in Saint John Provincial Court on Tuesday, January 2 at 1:30 p.m.

The collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information that could help the investigation is asked to contact Grand Manan RCMP at (506) 662-1210.

Information can also be provided anonymously through New Brunswick Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.

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